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> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Bob Olhsson
> Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2006 6:46 PM
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The ways CD's and DVD's can fail.
> At 5:26 PM -0500 12/7/06, Jerome Hartke wrote:
> >A high quality DVDR written at 1X is superior to a high quality CD-R
> >at 52X. Be careful with generalities. Many DVDR playability issues are
> >unrelated to the media or writer, and are caused by the failure of old
> >players to recognize a DVDR disc because of obsolete firmware.
> In my case I have to load my clients' audio files from DVDRs almost
> every day and I'm not alone in finding them to be far less reliable
> than CDRs. How exactly do you define "superior?"
> Bob Olhsson Audio Mastery, Nashville TN (615).385.8051
> Mastering, Audio for Picture, Mix Evaluation and Quality Control
> Over 40 years making people sound better than they ever imagined!
Evaluations by Media Sciences encompass a comprehensive series of tests that
qualify electrical parameters, electrical errors, optical properties,
physical characteristics, and mechanical properties. For a detailed list,
please click on the relevant PDF at http://www.mscience.com/test.html .
Quantitative test results are evaluated in accordance with the appropriate
How do you define "far less reliable"? This sounds rather qualitative.